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27th Sep '16 3:00:29 AM tussy
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* A surprising number of people are convinced that the artificial sweetener aspartame, often used in diet soda, is extremely harmful, or going to control their minds, and that there is a massive conspiracy to cover this up. Though a certain percentage of the population may develop headache and/or upset stomach upon ingestion due to an inability to properly metabolize phenylalanine (one of the chemicals into which aspartame breaks down), fueling the conspiracy theories further. A study did prove that using too much increases cancer risk considerably, but bear in mind that the lethal dose was equivalent to a human drinking hundreds of cans of diet cola ''per day'', so one dose in a cup of coffee per day shouldn't be an issue for anyone.

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* A surprising number of people are convinced that the artificial sweetener aspartame, often used in diet soda, is extremely harmful, or going to control their minds, and that there is a massive conspiracy to cover this up. Though a certain percentage of the population may develop headache and/or upset stomach upon ingestion due to an inability to properly metabolize phenylalanine (one of the chemicals into which aspartame breaks down), fueling the conspiracy theories further. A study did prove that using too much increases cancer risk considerably, but bear in mind that the lethal dose was equivalent to a human drinking hundreds of cans of diet cola ''per day'', so one dose in a cup of coffee per day shouldn't be an issue for anyone. Also, some studies suggest aspartame might make it harder to recover from depression or schizophrenia.
30th Jun '16 8:48:34 AM AHI-3000
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* In a HalloweenEpisode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', Cornchip Girl eats some untested corn chips imported from Britain, which turn her into an evil little [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolf]].
8th Jun '16 1:05:26 PM DomineeringScorpion
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaican_ginger Jamaican Ginger]], better known as "Jake". A [[AllNaturalSnakeOil patent medicine]] made to get around prohibition laws, it used a similar looking but better tasting chemical to the ginger solids it was supposed to contain, since the government test was done by boiling off the liquid and weighing the residue. The problem was said chemical was later found to be a neurotoxin that lead to numbness and partial paralysis of the limbs ("jake leg") with prolonged consumption.

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaican_ginger Jamaican Ginger]], better known as "Jake". A [[AllNaturalSnakeOil patent medicine]] made to get around prohibition laws, it used a similar looking similar-looking but better tasting better-tasting chemical to in place of the ginger solids it was supposed to contain, since the government test was done by boiling off the liquid and weighing the residue. The problem was said chemical was later found to be a neurotoxin that lead led to numbness and partial paralysis of the limbs ("jake leg") with prolonged consumption.
23rd May '16 1:51:19 PM nighttrainfm
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** They didn't get it right first time though - their initial attempts [[spoiler:turned people into ravenous, flesh-hungry monsters. And - to Dean's horror - an infected Turducken Slammer oozed grey goop when it was left for a while.]]

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** They didn't get it right first time though - their initial attempts [[spoiler:turned a small percentage of people into ravenous, flesh-hungry monsters. And - to Dean's horror - an infected Turducken Slammer oozed grey goop when it was left for a while.]]
23rd May '16 1:51:06 PM nighttrainfm
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* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', the Leviathans take over - among many other things - companies that produce corn syrup, which is in practically every kind of fast food. [[spoiler:They proceed to engineer the corn syrup so that it wipes out every other kind of monster, cures all major human diseases, and - oh wait - makes us docile enough to not notice we're being systematically killed and eaten on a worldwide scale. Dean's major concern, of course, is that he can't eat pie any more.]]

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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'':
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In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', season seven, the Leviathans take over - among many other things - companies that produce corn syrup, which is in practically every kind of fast food. [[spoiler:They proceed to engineer the corn syrup so that it wipes out every other kind of monster, cures all major human diseases, and - oh oh, wait - makes us docile enough to not notice we're being systematically killed and eaten on a worldwide scale. Dean's major concern, of course, is that he can't eat pie any more.]]
19th Apr '16 2:33:32 PM FaceofEvil
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* The plot of ''VideoGame/SunsetOverdrive'' revolves around a new soft drink called Overcharge Delirium XT that was just released by the Fizzco MegaCorp Unfortunately, due to being rushed to market, it has a nasty side effect: turning people into [[BodyHorror raging, Overcharge-addicted mutants]].
19th Apr '16 2:32:47 PM FaceofEvil
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* The plot of ''VideoGame/SunsetOverdrive'' revolves around a new soft drink called Overcharge Delirium XT that was just released by the MegaCorp Fizzco. Unfortunately, due to being rushed to market, it has a nasty side effect: turning people into [[BodyHorror raging, Overcharge-addicted mutants]].

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* The plot of ''VideoGame/SunsetOverdrive'' revolves around a new soft drink called Overcharge Delirium XT that was just released by the Fizzco MegaCorp Fizzco. Unfortunately, due to being rushed to market, it has a nasty side effect: turning people into [[BodyHorror raging, Overcharge-addicted mutants]].
19th Apr '16 2:32:12 PM FaceofEvil
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* The plot of ''VideoGame/SunsetOverdrive'' revolves around a new soft drink called OverCharge Delirium XT that was just released by the BigBadCorporation Fizzco. Unfortunately, due to being rushed to market, it has a nasty side effect: turning people into [[BodyHorror raging, OverCharge-addicted mutants]].

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* The plot of ''VideoGame/SunsetOverdrive'' revolves around a new soft drink called OverCharge Overcharge Delirium XT that was just released by the BigBadCorporation MegaCorp Fizzco. Unfortunately, due to being rushed to market, it has a nasty side effect: turning people into [[BodyHorror raging, OverCharge-addicted Overcharge-addicted mutants]].
19th Apr '16 2:30:39 PM FaceofEvil
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* The plot of ''VideoGame/SunsetOverdrive'' revolves around a new soft drink called OverCharge Delirium XT that was just released by the BigBadCorporation Fizzco. Unfortunately, due to being rushed to market, it has a nasty side effect: turning people into [[BodyHorror raging, OverCharge-addicted mutants]].
26th Mar '16 10:48:44 PM Hylarn
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaican_ginger Jamaican Ginger]], better known as "Jake". A [[AllNaturalSnakeOil patent medicine]] made to get around prohibition laws, it used a similar looking but better tasting chemical to the ginger solids it was supposed to contain, since the government test was done by boiling off the liquid and weighing the residue. The problem was said chemical was later found to be a neurotoxin that lead to numbness and partial paralysis of the limbs ("jake leg") with prolonged consumption.


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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaican_ginger Jamaican Ginger]], better known as "Jake". A [[AllNaturalSnakeOil patent medicine]] made to get around prohibition laws, it used a similar looking but better tasting chemical to the ginger solids it was supposed to contain, since the government test was done by boiling off the liquid and weighing the residue. The problem was said chemical was later found to be a neurotoxin that lead to numbness and partial paralysis of the limbs ("jake leg") with prolonged consumption.
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